The milestone of 20,000 rpm in Formula 1 unattainable

The milestone of 20,000 rpm in Formula 1 unattainable The milestone of 20,000 rpm in Formula 1 unreachable - the head of BMW Motorsport. Last year the BMW mechanics managed to reach the milestone of 19000 rpm According to recent reports, that mark has already reached and engineers of Mercedes, Ferrari and Honda. According to Mario Thiessen, head of BMW Motorsport, further progress in this direction will slow down, because the focus now will be on reliability - indeed, in 2004, only one engine is required to use during the race weekend.I am sure that in Formula 1 mark 19000 rpm will go many. All attempts to move in this direction, however, are unlikely to be achieved substantial progress. I think nobody will be able to get 20000 rpm now much prevents further increase of engine speed, said Thiessen.18.03.2003. . Читать полностью -->

Team McLaren is preparing for the Grand Prix of Germany

Team McLaren is preparing for the Grand Prix of Germany This weekend in Hockenheim will be the next stage of the Formula 1 - Grand Prix of Germany.On the eve of the German stage pilots McLaren Mercedes Kimi Raikkonen and David Coulthard are respectively the second and seventh in the world championship, and the team is third in the Cup of designers with 95 points.`The Hockenheimring is one of the fastest tracks in the championship, says about the track David Coulthard. And it remains a real challenge for technology. To overtake in several places, for example in stilettos `Parabolic`. Last year the Hockenheimring has undergone renovation, and now there is no fast long straight, has dramatically changed the approach to the settings. In some ways it is even easier - no need now to look for a compromise between `fast` and `slow` settings`.`It is a home race for Mercedes-Benz, " continues Kennedy. and we hope to show a good result before the German fans and the employees of the plant. Читать полностью -->

Alfa Romeo "TI" for tourists-internationals

Alfa Romeo Italian manufacturer of luxury cars revives the series "TI" (Tourismo Internationale, made famous by the legendary model Alfa Giulia T. I. Super sample 1963 (photo below).Alfa Romeo launched on the market in the performance of "TI"almost the whole line of their cars in execution. Today, dealers are taking orders for the model Alfa 147 TI, Alfa 156 TI, Alfa Sportwagon TI and Alfa 166 TI (photo).down "TI" are considered as a further development of the prestigious series "GTA" and more on their 1500-2500 Euro. The car is distinguished by an exclusive aluminum pads rapids, seat upholstery and wall elements of the interior of black leather and luxury suspension.ldsa Alfa 147 TI, like GTA, equipped with a 250-horsepower engine, however, is available only in three-door version with a 17-inch low profile wheels dimension 215/45, dimmed lights and a spoiler. The model 147 TI hotpockets 22 050 euros.hotel 156 TI versions of the sedan and wagon also comes with a similar version GTA 2 litre JTS motor and has the same differences that 147-I (except for the spoiler). Читать полностью -->

Italian Baja. Russians are among the winners

Italian Baja. Russians are among the winners Last Sunday ended the first world Cup stage of the rally-RAID and the stage of the FIA Trophy for raids) Italian Baja.This year the factory team Mitsubishi, Nissan and Volkswagen put in the Cup several crews, which, of course, hampered the performance of private pilots.In an absolute victory Hiroshi Masuoka, the second was his partner Mitsubishi Stephane Peterhansel.Two of the three that started in Italy Russian crew got to finish the RAID. Both crew - GPS/Queens (Nissan Pathfinder) and Shmakov/Kazuba (Mercedes ML) were in the category of T1, in which the second and third places.21.03.2003. . . . Читать полностью -->

New Chevrolet Corvette in Detroit

New Chevrolet Corvette in Detroit The new Corvette C6 shorter than its predecessor C5 (1997-2004 gg) by 5.1 inches and prizemistoj 1.1 inch. The machine record of the drag coefficient and 0.28. Thanks to the improved aerodynamics of the car even safer pressed to the ground.The car is fully upgraded suspension, which became more comfortable and quiet. Increased comfort is also promoted and wheels of large dimension. Exhibit instance at the auto show in Detroit shod in rubber Goodyear Eagles F1 (245/40 R18 front and 285/35 R19 rear).The new Corvette is equipped with the latest version of 6 liter V8 engine (LS2) power of 400 HP, which is already known from the previous model. He works in tandem with the 6-speed manual Tremec transmission G56 or 4-speed HydraMatic automatic. Читать полностью -->

New Fiat Punto will be the design from Giugiaro

New Fiat Punto will be the design from Giugiaro Next summer will be a new generation once very popular compact model of Fiat Punto. This car will share a platform with the Opel Corsa next generation, and the design of quadruple car belongs to the feathers designers Atelier, Giugiaro. Interestingly, Giugiaro won contrary to expectations. And walked as Studio Bertone and own fiutowski design center.Fiat, recently unspoiled by success in the market, wants to get ahead. While the new Corsa (code turkeys X4400) will appear on the market until 2006, the new Fiat Punto (index 199) will appear on the market in the autumn of next year. However, leadership is epimere - while the current generation Corsa appeared in 2000, the Punto is already one year old. Читать полностью -->

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